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posted on June 08, 2017 08:16

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will hold public hearings in June for seven dockets. The list of meetings, locations and links are provided in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin for June 7. More information can be found at:

Docket 16-0204-1701 – EMS Account III Grants This chapter of rule has not been updated for several years and the Department is soliciting input on the EMS Grant rules to update and bring them current with new technology.

Docket 16-0309-1702 – Medicaid Basic Plan Benefits The purpose of this docket is to update and revise rules to comply with federal and state regulations which will enhance access to services for mental health care and substance use disorder services in accordance with mental health parity requirements in 42 CFR 438-440, and 457.

Docket 16-0309-1703 – Medicaid Basic Plan Benefits The purpose of this docket is to update these rules to provide better access to early intervention services for infants and toddlers.

Docket 16-0310-1702 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits The purpose of this docket is to update and revise rules to comply with federal and state regulations which will enhance access to services for mental health care and substance use disorder services in accordance with mental health parity requirements in 42 CFR 438-440, and 457.

Docket 16-0310-1703 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits The purpose of this docket is to update these rules to provide better access to early intervention services for infants and toddlers.

Docket 16-0310-1704 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits The purpose of this docket is to revise these rules regarding residential habilitation - supported living provider reimbursement and the related cost survey.

Docket 16-0318-1701 – Medicaid Cost-Sharing The purpose of these changes is to add a new section to describe cost-sharing arrangements for participants and families under a new program for children with serious emotional disturbance (SED).

People can provide oral or written recommendations at meetings. Those who cannot attend a meeting can submit written recommendations and comments through the addresses provided for each docket.